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Fund Basics

Oct 14, 2019, 03.39 PM IST

CPs can be issued in denominations of Rs 5 lakh or multiples thereof.

An arbitrage fund is a category of equity mutual fund that leverages the price differential in the cash and derivatives market to generate returns

Side pocketing is considered as a change in the fundamental attributes of a scheme.

Fund of funds (FoF) are schemes which invest in other mutual fund schemes.

All you need to know about nomination in mutual fund schemes

Nomination is the process of appointing a person to take care of a mutual fund investor's assets in the event of death.

Many wealth advisors believe that investors could go for a staggered investment in small cap mutual funds.

Investors can choose between the dividend option or growth option.

Many advisors are recommending multi cap funds in the current environment to investors.

Financial planners point out that equities are a volatile asset class and keep moving up and down.

What are hybrid mutual funds?

It is a type of mutual fund investing in more than one asset class, usually in a combination of equity and debt.

One of the key factors which investors look at while comparing mutual fund scheme is the management cost charged by the fund house.

Liquidity risk means that it is difficult to sell an investment when desired, or it has to be sold below its fair value.

Experts say large and mid cap mutual funds have carved a niche for themselves in portfolios.

If an emergency arises, one would have to take a loan or borrow from family or friends. This is not a situation which many of us would like to get into.

SIPs in equity mutual funds are giving negative returns. All you need to know

There is a sense of panic among investors using the SIP route to invest in equity mutual funds on seeing returns turning negative.

Ultra short-duration schemes are debt mutual fund schemes which invest in fixed-income instruments of maturities up to six months.

Many debt mutual fund investors wanted to shift from liquid funds to overnight funds after a series of downgrades hit liquid funds.

It is important that you can access the mutual fund advisor when there is a need.

Short-term losses can be set-off against long-term gains as well as short-term gains from any capital asset.

How to manage your mutual fund investments using Common Account Number

CAN is allotted as a unique reference number for a combination of investors, mode and order of holding.

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